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Summit Expedited Logistics Logistics Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

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Summit Expedited is hiring for a Logistics Coordinator who is looking to grow a career in a fun & high growth third-party logistics provider!

Position Overview:

Summit Expedited continues to grow and is looking for high-energy, passionate and self-driven teammates who are looking to advance and grow their career in our fast-paced industry.

We have several awesome teams and opportunities for you: Get it, Book it, Support it! Whether you are looking to build your own book of business and manage an existing account base or source and build relationships with carriers who handle our logistics needs or support our customers and sales reps ? we have opportunities for you!

What You Will Be Doing Day-to-Day:

Our Logistics Coordinator will be the face of Summit Expedited to our customer. You will be coordinating shipments with an already established customer base. Your performance will be judged on maintaining and growing the relationship with these clients. You will become an effective communicator and understand your client?s needs. The Logistics Generalist will be part of a well established team and will communicate via phone, email and on live Webchats.

Our Logistics Coordinator is responsible for procuring truckload carriers for our customer?s needs. You will be taught how to negotiate, communicate, and effectively manage these truckload carrier relationships. You will ensure load coverage based off your client?s expectations. Delivering true supply chain solutions and procuring new strategic carrier relationships will be vital in your day-to-day operation.

What We Look for in Teammates:

  • A team player who works well with others ? being respectful to our teammates is a Core Value!

  • A strong work ethic with an appreciation for ownership, independence, accountability and autonomy in your role.

  • Growth mindset ? being passionate about your craft, always looking for ways to improve yourself and the company, being open to change and doing things differently.

  • Customer service focus ? we serve a wide variety of customers, both internal and external, and building relationships is a part of our culture!

Other Skills We Hope to See:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent

  • 1-3 years of either carrier, customer service or direct sales experience roles

  • Entrepreneurial attitude, hungry, competitive and confident personality!

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think and respond quickly to sales and service issues

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written

What SEL Can Offer You:

  • Growing company with a record year in performance that continues to scale!

  • Hands-on and passionate CEO who understands the importance of hiring great talent ? passionately caring for co-workers is a Core Value!

  • Laid-back and open-door work environment

  • High Performance culture with a focus on a growth mindset where continuous improvement is embraced

  • Opportunity for advancement

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Full line-up of benefits

  • Tuition assistance

  • Volunteer program ? it?s also a Core Value ? we actively engage in our communities!

About Summit Expedited Logistics:

Established in 2001, Summit Expedited Logistics is a customer-focused transportation management provider. Our deep industry experience and ties to preferred industry partners add value to everything we do, setting us apart from traditional 3PL firms.

Whether you need truckload, intermodal, expedited ground, LTL or other supply management services, Summit Expedited Logistics specializes in delivering cost savings and operational efficiency through innovative transportation solutions. Our services span a range of industries and a coverage area that includes the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

At Summit Expedited Logistics, customers and carriers have access to a variety of tracking options and technologies. Customers enjoy 24/7 phone availability and the ability to track shipments online. Summit Expedited Logistics? advanced, web-based Delivery Tracking System gives carriers the ability to manage open orders, maintain compliance or even assign themselves to available loads.

Summit Expedited Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer ? M/F/Veterans/Disabled. If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact Human Resources at 630-766-8300 ext 5318 or email your resume to